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Style & Design |
March 31, 1974

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PEYTON PLACE COMES TO DALLAS Bill Peyton’s antiques, ranging from the most elaborate Louis XIV or Napoleonic pieces to funky wine presses, Coca-Cola mirrors, church pulpits, and pump organs, come from all over Europe in 40-foot containers, or from estates in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. For 15 years he…

Art |
February 28, 1974

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DEGAS IN DALLAS Better known for his paintings, the French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas saw only one of his seventy-three sculptures exhibited in his own lifetime. Admirers of his work today are more fortunate. Seventy pieces, on loan for the first time from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art,…

Food |
January 31, 1974

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  Everybody, Sing!   If you always wanted to sing with an orchestra but no conductor ever asked you, plan to be at “The Sing,” Houston’s bright new community sing-along. “The Sing” is for anyone who wants to sing the world’s great choral favorites (yes, of course, the Hallelujah Chorus…

Art |
January 1, 1974

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Modern Art In Houston Since its establishment in Dallas 6 years ago, the Janie C. Lee Gallery has been known for showing the most celebrated of contemporary American artists. In mid-December, they opened a Houston branch that promises more of the same. The initial show is a group exhibition…

Travel & Outdoors |
April 30, 1973

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  Comic Relief   The 1970’s have Peanuts, the 1860’s had Dickens’ latest novel, but in the 1920’s and ’30’s nothing could quite match the goings-on in Krazy Kat, George Herriman’s celebrated comic strip. Millions of inveterate fans (including President Woodrow Wilson) followed the daily adventures of the noble-minded, simple-minded…

Travel & Outdoors |
April 1, 1973

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Hello, Columbus TWO EGGS. A PATTIE OF HOMEMADE sausage as big as a hamburger. Three large homemade biscuits. Grits. All the butter and jelly you want. Coffee. Add up the bill for that breakfast, if you could even order it, at The Holiday Inn, Nickerson Farms or any of a…

Travel & Outdoors |
March 1, 1973

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Revolting Films If you liked Che Guevara, you’ll love the Third World Film Series being shown at the University of Texas in Austin. There is nothing Hollywood about these films, and their technique leaves something to be desired; but if you want to know what filmmakers from the Third World…

Travel & Outdoors |
February 1, 1973

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THE EARTH MOVED If an elderly gentleman approaches you in a bar and offers to bet the price of an evening’s drink that there is a connection between the surface temperature of Venus and Noah’s ark, you might be inclined to make the wager. But do not bet, my child,…